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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 3:03 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2015


Tornado Watch 202 remains in effect until 700 PM CDT for the
following locations


AR
. Arkansas counties included are

Arkansas Baxter Boone
Bradley Calhoun Carroll
Clark Cleburne Cleveland
Columbia Conway Dallas
Desha Drew Faulkner
Franklin Fulton Garland
Grant Hempstead Hot Spring
Howard Independence Izard
Jackson Jefferson Johnson
Lafayette Lincoln Little River
Logan Lonoke Madison
Marion Miller Monroe
Montgomery Nevada Newton
Ouachita Perry Pike
Polk Pope prairie
Pulaski Saline Scott
Searcy Sebastian Sevier
sharp stone Union
Van Buren white Woodruff
Yell




Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 3:45 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 5:30 PM EDT on May 24, 2015


The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northeastern Bradley County in southeast Arkansas...
Cleveland County in southeast Arkansas...
northwestern Drew County in southeast Arkansas...
southeastern Grant County in central Arkansas...
Jefferson County in southeast Arkansas...
Lincoln County in southeast Arkansas...
southwestern Lonoke County in central Arkansas...

* until 430 PM CDT

* at 342 PM CDT... severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Grays Lake to weeks to 8 miles southeast of
Warren... and moving northeast at 45 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs... siding and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Warren... Star City... Rison...
Pine Bluff... Grays Lake...
Cane Creek State Park... Woodville...
Wilmar... Whitefield... White Hall...
weeks... Warbritton... Toledo...
Tipton... Plantersville... Pine Bluff Arsenal...
Nebo... Mt Elba...

This includes Interstate 530 between mile markers 29 and 46.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can
develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although one is not
immediately likely... if a tornado is spotted... act quickly and move
to a place of safety inside a sturdy structure... such as a basement
or small interior room.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3365 9223 3397 9240 3457 9199 3397 9158
      3338 9199
time... Mot... loc 2045z 210deg 37kt 3398 9230 3373 9217
          3354 9200

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph




Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:39 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 4:38 AM EDT on May 25, 2015


The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Saline River near Rye.
* From Sunday may 31 until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 11:15 am Sunday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday, may 31st, and continue to
rise to near 26.5 feet by June 1st. Heavy rain is expected over the next
two days and this forecast will likely change. Please monitor the river forecasts
from the National Weather Service in Little Rock closely over the next few days.
* Impacts at 26.0 feet... County roads in eastern Bradley County flooded.
Move equipment and other property out of low lying areas of the floodplain.




             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Saline River
Rye 26 17.1 sun 11 am 17.6 19.5 21.4 22.8 23.7




Lat... Lon 3334 9206 3353 9205 3373 9210 3375 9197
3354 9193 3333 9192







1229 PM CDT sun may 24 2015

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 am Sunday the water surface elevation was 85.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood elevation is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 90.0 feet by
June 4th. Heavy rain is expected over the next two days
and this forecast will likely change. Please monitor the river forecasts
from the National Weather Service in Little Rock closely
over the next few days.
* Impacts at 90.0 feet... access to Thatcher lock and dam may be affected.
Many oil and gas rigs in the river bottoms can be reached by boat only.
Runoff into Calion Lake cannot drain to the river. Levee gates should be closed.
Downstream, minor impacts to the Moro Bay State Park, some shallow water may be
over the Road to the campground.





             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 85.6 sun 07 am 85.4 86.0 86.5 87.1 87.7




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212






Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:56 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 26, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 1 PM CDT this afternoon
through Tuesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Arkansas...
eastern Arkansas... north central Arkansas... southeast Arkansas
and southwest Arkansas... including the following areas... in
central Arkansas... Faulkner... Grant... Lonoke... prairie...
Pulaski and white. In eastern Arkansas... Jackson... Monroe and
Woodruff. In north central Arkansas... Baxter... Cleburne...
Fulton... Independence... Izard... sharp and stone. In southeast
Arkansas... Arkansas... Bradley... Cleveland... Desha... Drew...
Jefferson and Lincoln. In southwest Arkansas... Calhoun...
Dallas and Ouachita.

* From 1 PM CDT this afternoon through Tuesday afternoon

* widespread showers and thunderstorms will move into the state
from the west on Sunday afternoon. These storms will produce
rainfall amounts in excess of 2 to 4 inches statewide... with
locally higher amounts... in western Arkansas from Sunday
afternoon through Monday morning. A second round of heavy rain
is expected Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon and will
produce an additional 2 to 4 inches statewide... with locally
higher amounts... in southwest Arkansas.

* The soil across much of Arkansas remains saturated from the
heavy rainfall that occurred during the month of may. Many
rivers and streams are still at unseasonably high levels...
with any additional heavy rainfall only increasing the
potential for flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Lake Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:52 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2015


... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM
CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a lake
Wind Advisory... which is in effect from 11 am this morning to
9 PM CDT this evening.

* Event... gusty southeast winds of 15 to 25 mph... with gusts over
30 mph.

* Areas affected... most of Arkansas

* timing... gusty winds will increase in speed this morning... and
will continue through the early evening hours. The winds will
slightly decrease tonight.

* Impacts... the breezy conditions will create hazardous conditions
on area bodies of water.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.





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Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
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California - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
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Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement
Idaho - Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Iowa - Public Information Statement
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Kentucky - Lake Wind Advisory
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